14 portrait photography tips you’ll never want to forget

How to shoot candid portrait photography: step 6

Although many photographers upgrade to a decent SLR to take family portraits or pictures of friends, getting great shots of people is always a challenge. The difference between amateur and professional portraits can be vast. So we’ve compiled this list of 14 of the most important portrait photography tips for any photographer, to help you improve the quality of the pictures you take.

Photo Recipes: Scott Kelby on how to blend light sources


In his series in Digital Camera magazine and Digital Camera World, the legendary Scott Kelby reveals some of the behind-the-scenes secrets of some of his favourite images. This month Scott explains how to add just enough flash to enhance a portrait but retain a natural look. Words and images by Scott Kelby. You can follow Scott… Continue reading

How to shoot outdoor portraits using flash

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This time of year, there’s a good chance the conditions will be damp, dull and grey where you live, and not exactly ideal for outdoor portraits. However, with the help of a couple of flashguns you can add drama on a dreary day and bag a shot that’s striking. The key is to fire the… Continue reading